Welcome to The Smithtown Library!

Commack Branch
Kings Park Branch
Nesconset Branch
Smithtown Main Building

3D Printers at The Smithtown Library

 

Thank you to the Friends of The Smithtown Library for donating 3D Printers to each of our Library branches.  Patrons can submit requests to have a designed printed.  These requests are reviewed to ensure they comply with the Library's policy, then sent to the requested pick-up location for printing. 

To view our policy and request form, click here.

To submit a request online, click here. 

For further details, please call the Reference Desk at any of our branches.

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Kings Park Branch Teen Programs

Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, April 24 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating.  Register
 
Craft Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, April 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service credit by assisting younger children in making a seasonal craft. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participating.  Register
  
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, May 6 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating.  Register
 
Battle of the Books
Monday, May 15 • 4:00-4:30pm
This County-wide competition is intended for young adults who will be entering grades 6-9 in September of 2017. Teens must read 8 books and answer trivia questions about the books. Tryouts will determine who will make the final team of 6. Register
 
Junior LEGO® Buddies Volunteers
Wednesday, May 17 • 4:00-5:00pm
Be paired with a younger child and help them with their LEGO® creation.  Teens will earn one hour of community service for participating in this program.  Register
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, May 20 • 3:00-4:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children together to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Teen Art Studio
Tuesday, May 23 • 7:00-8:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing time in our Teen Art Studio.  This month we will be painting small flower dishes.  All materials will be provided. Register
 
Teen Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, May 24 • 7:00-8:00pm
A variety of volunteer opportunities will be offered at the Library throughout the year. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
 
Science Buddies Volunteers
Saturday, June 3 • 3:00-4:00pm
Join this innovative program which pairs teens and children to work with simple, but awesome projects that explore science, engineering and math. Teens receive an hour of community service for participating. Register
 
Art Buddies Volunteers
Monday, June 5 • 4:00-5:00pm
Enjoy earning community service by spending an afternoon paired with a younger child for some art projects. Each teen will receive one hour of community service for participatingRegister
 
Living Environment Regents Review
Wednesday, June 6 • 6:00-8:00pm 
Prepare for this year’s regents exams at your Library! Review materials will be given out at the class. Registration begins May 1 for Smithtown residents and May 8 for all out of-district residents. Please note that there are multiple sessions to choose from for some review classes. Make sure you register for the time you are interested in, as switching may not be possible. Fee: $10.00 per person, per class.Register
 
Teen Gardening Club
Mondays, June 5, 12, 19, 26 • 4:00-5:00pm
During this weekly club, teens will get their hands dirty as they plant and tend a vegetable garden at the Kings Park Library. We will learn how to plant, and care for vegetables and herbs that teens will be able to bring home when the time comes to harvest.  Please dress appropriately for working outside. Register
 
Earth Science Regents Review
Thursday, June 8 • 6:00-8:00pm
Prepare for this year’s regents exams at your Library! Review materials will be given out at the class. Registration begins May 1 for Smithtown residents and May 8 for all out of-district residents. Please note that there are multiple sessions to choose from for some review classes. Make sure you register for the time you are interested in, as switching may not be possible. Fee: $10.00 per person, per class. Register
 
Book Buddies Teen Volunteers
Thursday, June 15 • 4:00-5:00pm
Earn community service by reading to a younger book buddy.  It is a rewarding experience that you won't want to miss. Each teen will receive one hour of community service. Register
  
Battle of the Books
Thursdays, June 22, 29 • 3:30-5:00pm 
The Battle of the Books is a county-wide competition for young adults who wish to represent their public library. The competition will take place on Saturday, August 12 at Stony Brook University. Teams will answer trivia questions based on eight different books and score points for their team with each correct answer. To be eligible to participate, you must be entering grades 6-9; you must be able to attend meetings and must be ready for a summer of reading fun. Register


 

Staff Pick

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle
Follows the 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, and includes a history of the Sweet family and a portrait of his attorney, Clarence Darrow.

Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
 For information or to make an appointment, please call the Reference Desk at any branch. 

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)

Photographs

man with cameraLibrary staff may take photographs or video recordings at Library programs for use in publicity. This includes use in our Newsletter, website and social media pages. Please inform us if you do not want photos or videos taken of you or your child.

Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects the following items for recycling cell phones & eyeglasses.
The Library no longer accepts batteries for recycling. The Town of Smithtown now allows residents to dispose of many household batteries in their garbage. For more information click here.

Disclaimer

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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725
631-360-2480
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Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754
631-360-2480
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Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767
631-360-2480
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Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
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